SC extended the transit anticipatory bail granted to activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband by the Bombay High Court from 2 May to 31 May.
Bombay High Court protects Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand from arrest till 2 May in fund misappropriation case
The Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered no arrests of social activists Teesta Setalvad and her associate Javed Anand till 2 May in a criminal case lodged against them by the Gujarat police for alleged misappropriation of funds.
A chargesheet has been filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and a company run by them for alleged violation of foreign funding rules.
The cancellation of FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) registration of Sabrang Trust is big blow to Teesta Setalvad and her secularist patrons and followers, both inside and outside of the country.
After a campaign on the Shani Temple in Ahmednagar district, a similar movement has been launched to seek entry of women at the Haji Ali Dargah in the city.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday told social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband that their failure to adhere to the conditions imposed by the Bombay High Court may lead to the cancellation of the anticipatory bail.
CBI has moved the Supreme Court seeking custodial interrogation of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, charging them with failing to cooperate in the probe in a case of alleged FCRA violation by misusing foreign funds received by them and posing a threat to communal harmony.
In fresh crackdown on an NGO run by social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Home Ministry on Thursday suspended its registration for six months.
In a relief to Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to the activist couple.
Bombay HC rejects Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea, grants interim relief from arrest until August
In a breather to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, the Bombay High Court granted the duo 17-day interim relief from arrest in a CBI case.
A special CBI court here today rejected the anticipatory bail application of Teesta Setalvad and her husband filed in connection with a case registered by CBI
Wine, rum and Jodhaa Akbar: Gujarat Police claim activist Teesta Setalavad misused funds meant for riot victims
Gujarat police has opposed in SC Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea, saying the social activist and her husband "misappropriated" funds for personal expenses
Activist Teesta Setalvad on Monday recorded her statement before the CBI in connection with a case against her firm for allegedly receiving around USD 2.9 lakh in foreign donations in violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).
CBI today carried out searches at premises of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her organisation in connection with a case of alleged violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act in receiving funds from abroad without taking prior permission from the home ministry.
The federal investigating agency on 7 July registered a case against her, her husband and another individual.
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the interim bail granted to advocate-activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand, while referring to a larger bench the question of personal liberty and requirement of effective investigation, including custodial interrogation.
The HRD Ministry has set up a committee to probe alleged misappropriation of funds received by an NGO run by activist Teesta Setalvad.
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Gujarat Police to give social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband the list of documents needed from them in the probe against them in a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.
The BJP leaders and their proxies found nothing extraordinary in the action of Gujarat Police, which was quick to land at Setalvad's doorstep in Mumbai as soon as the high court rejected hers and her husband's anticipatory bail. The couple would have been behind bars had the Supreme Court not intervened.
In a temporary relief to activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court has restrained the police from arresting her till tomorrow.